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Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington has been added to the list of states approved for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association under its Lost Wages Assistance program.… Continue reading

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program
Health District confirms 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap over the weekend

Health District confirms 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap over the weekend

Both community members were described as “older adults with underlying health conditions.”

Health District confirms 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap over the weekend
Health District confirms 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County
Health District confirms 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County
White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

Many have gravitated toward the game to supplement other COVID-restricted activities

White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

State releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Schools in Kitsap County have decided to delay any in-person instruction for at least the first nine weeks of the school year, but eventually a… Continue reading

State officials: Trends encouraging, but don’t let your guard down

Kitsap County has shown only a small decline in disease activity in recent weeks, but state officials are overall cautiously optimistic about the latest statewide… Continue reading

Health District confirms 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Health District confirms 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

32 cases are considered “active” with 225 “active contacts”

Health District confirms 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 9 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 9 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases Friday
Health District confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases Friday
Health District confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap since yesterday
Health District confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap since yesterday
7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19

7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19

Positive test rate over the last 30 days is nearly 6 percent

7th Kitsap County resident dies of COVID-19
ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims in Kitsap County continued to decline for a third consecutive week during the week ending Aug. 1, mirroring a larger 13 percent… Continue reading

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap
Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee doesn’t want schools in the state’s coronavirus hot spots reopening this fall, but he stopped short Wednesday of ordering their… Continue reading

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed
Health District confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases in county since Tuesday
Health District confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases in county since Tuesday
County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases

County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases

The news wasn’t good at Tuesday’s Kitsap Board of Health meeting, as county health officials laid out the latest data on the rise of local… Continue reading

County health officials: Kitsap seeing big spike in COVID-19 cases
5th person in county dies of COVID-19, Kitsap Health District confirms
5th person in county dies of COVID-19, Kitsap Health District confirms
KPHD: 25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap since yesterday
KPHD: 25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kitsap since yesterday
Most Kitsap schools won’t open in fall; distance learning instead
Most Kitsap schools won’t open in fall; distance learning instead
Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

Initial claims fell for a second-consecutive week in Kitsap County after a small spike in weeks prior and declined slightly statewide as well, the latest… Continue reading

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks